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FOX News
May 3, 2014 5:00pm PDT
for ethiopia to congo today. russia denies allegations that it is promoting unrest in the region. >> and california chrome, winning the one 40th kentucky derby. he galloped his way to a easy victory. he has won in five straight evens. i am molly line, now back to huckabee. >>> cording to numerous reports, disgraced clipper owner conald sterling handed a lifetime ban from nba commissioner plan on suing the league if they make him sell the team. abdull- jabber was an assistant coach back in 2,000 and a producer of a documentary on the new york times best- seller called "on the shoulders of giants". >> in your colume for time magazine, you said the issue with donald sterling is not a surprise. he has a long history of racism and what are we learning from all of this and why isn't it a surprise to people? >> i think it shouldn't be a surprise to people because of what we have learned from the court days against mr. sterling and the federal case where he discriminated against blacks and latinos and people with children, that was just the tip of the iceberg. so these things are going o
CNN
May 3, 2014 3:00pm PDT
possibility of a civil war in ukraine and that borders russia. towns were overrun by armed separatists who believe those towns should be russians. this is happening not on the border but more than 150 miles into ukraine. it's after midnight in ukraine now. government leaders are promising that active military operations will continue when the sun comes up. dozens of civilians and separatists have been killed in the fighting so far and people who live in the region are being told to stay in their homes for safety. as i said a minute ago a team of military monitors from the osce was taken hostage more than a week ago but they are now free. they were held against their will by ukrainian separatists who are trying to take over their cities and their towns. on the phone with me now is michael bossercue. a spokesman for the organization of safety and cooperation in europe. thank you for joining us. the condition of your colleagues who were released today, were any of them hurt? >> hi don. thank you for asking. of course, we are delighted that they are free and they are fine. they are actually on
CNN
May 3, 2014 7:00am PDT
. fredricka. >> nick paton-walsh, thanks so much. this violence comes a few weeks after ukraine and russia and western countries reached a peace deal. now russia says the deal is dead. the spokes man for vladimir putin said the military movement is the last nail in the coffin. matthew chance is joining us from moscow. matthew, it is hard to tell what putin is doing to use the violence to push the deal out the window. what is happening here? >> reporter: actually, within the past few minutes, a statement issued by the foreign ministry which lavrov, the foreign minister said, look, the geneva agreement is the best way of deescalating the situation in eastern ukraine. a phone conversation with kerry and lavrov. he called on the united states to use everything within its power to get the authorities to end the military operations in eastern ukraine. this comes after the terrible deaths that took place in odessa. nearly 40 people killed. pro-russian supporters in a government building inside and torched by a pro-kiev supporters. that is not gone down well. the kremlin condemned the action. the
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 10:00am EDT
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NBC
May 3, 2014 5:30am PDT
of people have been killed in violent street battles between supporters and opponents of russia in southern ukraine. we have the very latest from outside the white house this morning. she joins us now. good morning. >> jenna, good morning you to. the crisis in ukraine is growing worse by the day. friday was the deadliest in months. officials in the black seaport city of odesa tell nbc news that 42 people were killed when riots broke out between pro russian and pro kiev protesters, moef died after being trapped in a burning building. now there were reports of more fierce fighting to day in the eastern part of the country. the one piece of good news here is that pro russian insurgents in eastern ukraine released the seven military observers and five ukrainian assistants who had been held captain ive for a week. all this comes as president obama and the german chancellor held a meeting on friday and issued a stern warning to moscow. they would move forward with sector sectoral sanctions which are the sanctions against broad sectors of russia's economy if they interfere with the may 25th electi
CNN
May 3, 2014 3:00am PDT
for sector wide sanctions against russia. that is the continuation of disruption like this that interfere with ukrainian schedules from may 25th. the outlook to improvement is not good. every day, ukraine looks more and more like a country at war. here, residents cheer after two ukrainian helicopters are shot down both pilots killed. here, prorussian militants clash with ukrainian police. the new violence comes as ukrainian forces launch their efforts to push prorussian militants from one eastern city that slipped from their control. ethnic russians resisted, blocking tanks and demanding they not go further. struggling to devise the policy, president obama met with german chancellor angela merkel in washington. they set a trigger for sanctions against russia. any interference with crucial elections later this month. >> if, in fact, we see the disruptions and the destabilization continuing so severely that it impedes elections on may 25th, we will not have a choice but to move forward with additional, more sbe severe sanctions. >> reporter: banking sectors were reserved for a full scale in
CNN
May 2, 2014 4:00pm PDT
threatening new sanctions if russia interferes with ukraine's election on may 25th. >> the next step is going to be a broad sectoral regime. >> what does it mean? michelle kosinski is at the white house tonight. there is going to be sanctions if russia invades. now sanctions if they interfere with the elections. how significant is that rhetorical change? >> we were really surprised by that, because we had been hearing the same thing for weeks and weekses. and there has been pressure from members of congress. there has been pressure from the press as well asking, well, this is only going to happen if russia full-on invades ukraine. haven't they essentially invaded part of ukraine? questions like that. and then today the administration said. this it was like oh, wow, did i hear that correctly? that there is going to be a lesser benchmark, if you will, for imposing those more sweeping sanctions. and the question wasn't really asked today, and the president didn't really explain why that timing had changed for these sanctions. but obviously, events have necessitated that they change the plan. and
CNN
May 2, 2014 2:00pm PDT
russia today and that trigger is the continued destabilization inside ukraine to the point that it would impede crucial elections in ukraine set for may 25th, about three weeks from now. and as the u.s. sets this new red line, the u.s. and russia are moving further apart in their views of the situation. the u.s. is blaming russia. russia blaming the u.s. today you have the president saying that clearly russia must be involved and they must be peaceful if they have missiles to shoot down helicopters. meanwhile, russia's ambassador to the u.n. accusing the u.s. of orchestrating the violence. he made the point that every time a u.s. official visits kiev, that the violence on the ground increases. you also have western officials taking a more darkly humorous look at the events tweeting ukrainian helicopters shot down in slovyansk, some elderly ladies must have bought rpgs at the grocery store, i assume. this is dark humor. they have a way to push back against the russian propaganda and it's really enflaming the ground and it's to support the paramilitaries and we're seeing the effects right
CNN
May 2, 2014 6:00am PDT
for allies to remain united against russia's defiance of the west. but when the two leaders hold a news conference in two hours we're told the very first question will shift the spotlight to benghazi. and the deadly terror attack on the u.s. consulate there 19 months ago. it's firing up republicans once again who are outraged by a newly surfaced e-mail from the state department just two months before the presidential election those e-mails suggest that the violence be portrayed as spontaneous and not terrorism that could be blamed on failed policies. cnn's jim acosta has more for you. >> reporter: new e-mails revealed this week by the conservative work judicial watch have sparked republican charges once again of a white house cover-up for what happened at the deadly attack on the u.s u.n benghazi in 2012. >> it's disturbing that documents like these were hidden by the obama administration from congress and the public alike. >> reporter: republicans point to this e-mail used to prep then u.n. ambassador susan rice. >> the best information that we have -- >> reporter: who said in a round
CBS
May 2, 2014 6:00am PDT
a firsthand account of what's happening in ukraine. >> they are not taking orders from russia. they are not taking orders from ukraine. these are local people with uniforms and guns and they are doing things on their own. so when a deal is struck with ukraine and russia, it has no impact on the ground here. these residents are saying nobody is negotiating with us. so we are just protecting our own state. >> these photos were captured moments before she and her colleagues were detained and blindfolded by pro-russian separatists. lyall plans to stay and continue covering the crisis. >>> time now 6:10. a southern california wildfire burns over 1500 acres. coming up at 6:30, how mother nature is helping firefighters contain the flames. >> okay, everyone! here's a clue for you this morning. what is big and white and looks like it could be in a george lucas movie? "where's roberta?" as the news continues right here on kpix 5. >> sounds like me on a hot day at the beach. we are looking at some big changes coming our way. some heat relief is in sight. we'll talk about that coming up.
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
. reports from inside suggest that it is tension but calm. >> okay, johnna hull -- engineers. >> russia and ukraine had both promised to deescalate tensions in ukraine as part of a deal. >> angela merkel set to meet with president obama. the crisis in ukraine and the stepped up sanctions against russia expected to top the agenda as libby casey reports, this is her first visit to washington since it was revealed that the inform sa was listening in on her conversations >> reporter: president obama and chancellor merkel will meet for four hours at the whitehouse as both leaders wrestle with how far to push russia. >> they will say we have to go together and when it comes to ukraine, we have to work together to put more pressure on putin. but the interests are different. >> the latest round of sanctions by the u.s. and european union stop short of hitting russia's oil and gas industry, an industry german is tied to. trade between the two countries amounted to $100,000,000,000 last year. >> we work closely with russia. we are to some extent even dependent on russian gas. for that reason, we
KRON
May 2, 2014 4:00am PDT
-point-two billion in damages. deathsamsung.wants six million from apple. russia and the crisis in hoss ukraine is sure to be a key topic today as president barack obama meets with merkel at the white house today. expect a news conference this afternoon. with the two world leaders likely pushing for unity in trying to change the course putin's policies on ukraine. and the stock market could get a boost today from the government's monthly jobs report. economists are predicting that employers added more than 200-thousand u-s jobs in april. and that the unemployment rate went down as well. we should get those numbers this morning. and we'll pass them on to you later in the show. the world health a global action plan to protect the power of who released its first global report on antimicrobial resistance. the report warns that misuse and overuse of antibiotics could lead to a "post- antibiotic era" -- where common infections that are usually easy to treat can kill. according to who, the increased use of antibiotics in livestock and the failure of patients to take antibiotics as prescribed are turni
CNN
May 2, 2014 3:00am PDT
they will discuss more economic sanctions on russia but at some point the real question is whether tightening the screws on a major trading partner ceases to be in the interest of the german government. >> joe, a bit of a turn. another problem, really one that's plagued the administration for quite some time now. i want to get your take on. new criticism coming at the administration for their handling on the violence in benghazi, the deadly events in benghazi. this e-mail from ben rhodes that came out, is it really a smoking gun as is being described by republicans or is this just more -- is this politicking as this issue has become a bit of a political football ahead of the midterms? >> well, it's a question of optics, kate. also a question of putting the obama administration back on defense with house republicans exploiting those newly disclosed documents that suggests the white house may have misled the public about the attack in benghazi that killed a u.s. ambassador. this all had quieted down but now sort of brought back into the limelight after the non-profit group judicial watch uncove
CSPAN
May 1, 2014 10:00am EDT
% aimed at russia. all the other participants in this program are the very countries that russia threatens right now. particularly ukraine which is the second largest participant. i think it would be a really bad signal for this country to actually cut programs that are supportive of democracy in the areas immediately around russia. frankly i think more or less plays into putin's hand. beyond that we have a unique institution, unique arrangement and unique person heading it at the library of congress, who is probably the country's -- is the country's, probably the world's foremost expert on russian history and culture and literature. this has been well placed as long as he's been the librarian and well used. again i appreciate my friend's motives, but i would urge the rejection of the amendment. with that i would like to yield the remainder of the time that i have to my good friend, the gentleman from virginia. the chair: the gentleman from virginia is recognized. >> coy not agree mr. moran: i cannot agree more with my friend from oklahoma, the chair of this subcommittee. and the idea that
CNN
May 1, 2014 6:00am PDT
control much of eastern ukraine. and if there's any doubt mr. putin wants to return russia to its cold war grandeur, take a look at what happened at red square today. 100,000 people gathered for a massive may day rally. we haven't seen anything like this since the communist soviet union dissolved. cnn's matthew chance was there. >> reporter: well, the russian authorities say this is not meant to be any kind of soviet revival, but for the first time since 1991, tens of thousands of russians are parading through red square to commemorate may day. now, officially, this has been organized by russia's unions. the people here are students. they're factory workers. they're doctors and teachers. but it comes amid a growing sense of national pride in russia, particularly in the face of international sanctions and the events in yeah crane. ukraine. >> translator: well, maybe the young generation doesn't have the same pride that existed in soviet times, but we're trying to rebuild our traditions. >> reporter: given the tensions between russia and the west at the moment, are you concerned that the cou
ABC
May 1, 2014 5:00am PDT
are police violence and united states military policies that first migration. >> if russia, a massive rally is landed in now's red square today, just like in the old days before the communist soviet union was dissolved in newspaper none. up to two million people could be on hand for the event and organized by russia lane unions loyal to the kremlin. it comes against a backdrop of patriotism mixed with row regulation in the wake of russia's annexation of ukraine's republic of crimea. >> we know how a teen stow away snuck on to the tarmac at san jose international airport three weeks after a federal security inspection much the perimeter. t.s.a. conducted a three month review of security measures at the airport and during a hearing yesterday, senator boxer questions the thoroughness and posted this exchange with the t.s.a. official on her youtube channel. >> you are looking for guarantee, that is not going to happen. >> i am looking for layered defense. >> which we have. >> it is not a guarantee 100 percent. >> did not happen this is serious business. >> i agree. >> i don't thing you are taki
CNN
Apr 30, 2014 2:00pm PDT
alert. >> translator: it's not a secret russia's still massing forces on the northern, eastern, southern border of ukrain and they are ready to invade our territory. >> reporter: in a shoaf support to ukrain and nervous u.s. allies in eastern europe, vice president biden announced the president will travel to poland in june. >> what russia needs to know, it cannot, and i believe they do know, have it both ways. if russia wants to benefit from the united states, it has to respect that order and abide by the rules. otherwise, it's going to face growing cost and growing isolation. >> reporter: still, the administration's response has so far underwhelmed republican lawmakers who introduced legislation today to send $100 million of direct military assi assistance to ukrain including anti-tank, anti-aircraft weapons and small arms and vastly expand current economic sanctions to include major banks, energy companies and arms suppliers in russia. >> we're not accusing the administration of doing nothing. we're saying nothing they are doing is in any way a break on putin's behavior and for us to
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 3:00pm EDT
and eu officials. the hope was that the sanctions would cause russia to start moving backwards. pro-russian separatists causing trouble in another city on the eastern border. you mentioned the interim president talk about how local security forces are largely helpless. he also noted the ukrainian army is on full alert and awaiting the possibility of invasion. we're going the opposite way of de-escalation. unbelievable. so what is the administration doing now? if you're sanctions are not working, what card can you play? a question they hoped they would not have to work on this soon after their latest round of sanctions were announced. we just returned from the asia trip last night. they expected these sanctions to have more bite. there are broader sanctions they are working on. questionuestion -- big is not how this impacts the russian government, but how it impacts u.s. companies. take a listen to what jay carney had to say. >> we expect the numbers to be significant in this period towards the end of open we predicted all along there would be a substantial number of people who when
FOX News
Apr 30, 2014 10:00am PDT
for stronger action against russia senate gop leaders saying that the u.s. needs a three- pronged approach including nato and tougher sanctions on russian banks and gas and arms dealers. and not what they call the president's tepid response. that is, and there is one senator that said they don't want contrary to what the president alleges. >> this bill does not authorize military action. and the people who are here are not here to try to create a military action in ukraine. we are here to prevent that. that's what the policy is about. we feel like the way the administration is handling this is leading us to a perilous place. >> we'll have to wait and see if the president attacks the new approach into consideration. new questions are surfacing. >>> pro russian government forces are taking another government build nothing the east. masked gunmen calling themselves the people's government calling for a vote and demanding closer toys to russia or full ax necksation. and here's the latest. leland? >> john. third time this week, that those armed separatist have walked in to a number of governmen
CNN
Apr 30, 2014 6:00am PDT
sanctions in place against russia no end is in sight. are these sanctions really working? we'll talk about that next. and it feels like your lifeate revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief, and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. tell your doctor if you have had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have symptoms such as fever, fatigue, cough, or sores. you should not s
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 7:00am EDT
are standing, are sanctions impacting russia or its supporters in eastern ukraine? >> that's a very difficult question to ask. you'd have to say the ultimate intention of these sanctions is to prevent a russian invasion of eastern ukraine and if that invasion does not happen, was it due to the sanctioners not. i suspect we might be arguing about that for months or years to come, but as rewards the conduct of pro russian groups in the east, they don't seem deterred at all, quite the contrary. they seem more emboldened on each day, going very much on the offensive, they are on the front, sanctions or not. >> barnaby phillips for us in donetsk in eastern you a crane, thank you. >> parliamentary elections, first time they have headed to the polls since the u.s. pulled out in 2011. there are reports of attacks outside the capitol. we are at a polling side in baghdad. how has the turnout been so far where you are? >> this polling station in central baghdad, they are voting just through those doors, has about 3,500 registered voters, about 1,000 people have turned up so far. now what an independent
NBC
Apr 30, 2014 4:00am PDT
," russia suggests new way for u.s. to reach its space station. a trampoline. russian deputy prime minister there saying that u.s. sanctions against russia will boomerang, especially since nasa currently depends on russian rockets for transportation to the space station. >>> some other stories we're watching. new documents reveal why an italian court decided to find amanda knox guilty for a second time over the 2007 death of her roommate. the court alleges knox and her roommate fought over money the night of the murder, and the nature of the victim's wounds indicate multiple attackers. >>> it was a big day for our nbc news colleagues in los angeles. our bureau officially part of the brokaw news center. it's dedicated to longtime nbc veteran tom brokaw who started in l.a. as a local anchor back in 1965. >>> and a dead and rotting whale we show you here could soon explode. >> horrible. >> on a canadian island. why is it horrible? >> the poor whale. >> i know, that's true. it's one of nine, they believe, that were killed in an incident. the community is rushing to find a way to get rid of it b
BBCAMERICA
Apr 30, 2014 6:00am EDT
by russian troops massed on the border. they warned the threat of russia starting a war is, as they put it, real. russia denies accusations. >>> the mothers of around 200 nigerian schoolgirls abducted two weeks ago have been holding a protest march in the capital, abuja. they're frustrated about a lack of action from the authorities. the girls were taken from their boarding school in the northeastern state of borno by militants. some reports are they've been sold into marriage in neighboring cameroon. protests are expected after schools close later today. i asked bbc africa news editor for the latest on the whereabouts. >> yesterday the nigerian military released a statement which said they were taking seriously a lot of information that's been coming out. which basically means that they have no idea either where the girls are. we've heard that they may have crossed the border into cameroon and, as they say, sold off into marriage. we've not been able to confirm that. we've also heard they've been taken to the border with chad. it's obviously indicates the girls have been split up. the lon
CNN
Apr 30, 2014 3:00am PDT
's give you a little more of your headlines at this hour. we start with sanctions against russia. certainly not slowing the violence in ukraine. hundreds of rebels stormed the government buildings. separatists raised their flag. they fired on police. this aggression comes in the face of new sanctions from the u.s. and european union which don't seem to be slowing the russians down. >>> amanda knox fighting back against a new report by an italian appeals court explaining their conviction by blaming knox for fatally stabbing her british roommate over a fight about mon money. she says the new claims are unsupported by evidence or logic since her dna was not foundnd i meredith kurcher's room. she was convicted again when italy's highest court ordered new appeals trial. >>> minimum wage taking center stage today in washington. president obama fresh off his week long asia trip will push for an increase from $7.25 to $10.10. democrats appear to be making this an election year issue while conceding they probably don't have the votes. a long shot procedural vote is needed today. no republ
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2014 3:00am PDT
they were awarded we thought no problem. >> just like russia's putin that went smoothly. >>> and mr. halperin, the play on veep i'm sure you heard that mr. allen. let's talk business. harry reid said democrats are holding talks about a vote to prove the keystone pipeline. is that actually going to happen? >> they're actually going to have a vote. and this is a real surprise. it's a sign of how worried democrats are about the senate. yesterday, i was out at the milken conference in los angeles, did a poll, including a lot of democrats, asking them what they thought the chances were republicans could take every 0 the senate. nate silver said around 60%. dave leonhart said around 61%. the democrats i talked to said it's more like 60%. they are worried about a republican senate. so you have harry reid saying he might take a vote on approving the keystone pipeline. what's not determined is, will this be something that's binding will this be more a sense of the senate, as they call it. but the key fact, 11 senate democrats have signed a letter to president obama saying they want him to ap
russia are doing nothing to stem the violence there. nick is live in ukraine this morning. nick, it really does seem the crisis there is escalating this morning. >> reporter: well, certainly. just this morning, a town that has been unrest, the police station being seized. the chairman of the opposition, the people's republic saying we will move against the people if police are not on our side. to the east of where i'm standing, important to understand the geography here. most of the unrest is happening. a lot of key buildings overtaken, well coordinating. the tv station, fighting near the police station, too. that is very much in the hands of protesters. it's important because it's between where i am and the russian border. a linked up geography of this heading toward russian territory. many wondering what happens next. reports we can't confirm with our own eyes. i spoke to a militant. he says ukraine is moving towards them last night. no signs of injuries at this point. a very tense moment on the ground here. despite ukrainian president saying the security forces in the east ar
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2014 2:00am PDT
of explaining what the u.s. interest is in the area. >> speaking of russia, its deputy prime minister responded to sanctions that the u.s. should suggest reaching space by a trampoline. it's not funny when you consider nasa is dependent on astronauts to get to space. is this gop chess game about to get pretty ugly? >> well, yes and no. the russian official who said it is one who was sanctioned by the government. and where we tried to free the fortunes of different russians to pressure russia you know in the wake of the ukraine situation. so, i don't know if it will backfire as much as this russian hoax, but it certainly shows that the sanctions are hitting a nerve. >> all right, lynn sweet. as always, thanks for joining us. >>> coming up, bill karins and richard lui are back for our "first buzz" and we're talking about prince harry's new found freedom. >>> and there she blows. or that's the song that new sweden residents are worried about. stick around. we'll explain. okay ladies, whenever you're ready. thank you. thank you. i got this. oh, no, i'll get it! let me get it. uh-uh-uh. i don't want
buildings, firing on police as sanctions against russia seem to be doing nothing to stem the violence. we are live in ukraine. it seems the crisis is escalating. >> reporter: the city they took main buildings in is key. it's the capitol of the neighboring region that's been focus. the regional administration, police building, a shootout there. a tv station is taken over as well. that city has been reasonably quiet. a real coordinated move to take over all of it. this morning, spoke to the chairman of the people's republic. that's the leader of the protesters, basically. he confirmed they have moved in against the police station. in another town, not far from where i'm standing, they will move against the enemies of the people. he laughed off european sanctions. i don't want to go there. i'm not worried by anything they can throw at me. things moving fast on the ground here. a sense of the timetable, i think distance from diplomacy and foreign capitals. the plan is regardless of the external pressure. >> nic, thanks for that. >>> a wave attacks syria leaving 50 dead in damascus and syria.
CNN
Apr 30, 2014 12:00am PDT
.s. officials say every day there is growing evidence that russia is putting together the unrest, even as russian officials want to repeatedly deny it. >> they want to assert that the people moving in military formation to take over buildings and then bring the local separatists in to occupy the building while they move on to another building, they assert that these people are merely local activists. as we have made clear, those kinds of claims are absurd. they defy any common sense. >> with moscow continuing to brush off american and european economic sanctions, republican and democratic lawmakers continue to urge stronger action. including accepting repeated requests from ukrainian leaders for lethal military aid. in washington today, i asked senator john mccain what that support would look like. >> you send weapons now. what kind of weapons specifically? >> look, they don't even have body armor or night vision capability. if it is all they're asking for weapons, i would give them aenlt anti-armor weapons, as well and set up a long-term assistance program. it is a morale thing with t
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 10:00pm EDT
step has been taken by russia. >> miami resident receiving a letter from the president about the unrest in venezuela. i'm excited that in the united states a person can write to the president and get an answer. >>> a flurry of once-private racist remarks triggered the most powerful punishment of a team owner in american special sports. after "clipper maid of the skies" owner donald sterling's recorded comments to a former girlfriend that it mothered him to see her -- that it bothered him to see her associate with blacks. is triggered protests. many demanded action. on tuesday, after an investigation it proved the voice was donald sterling, commissioner jakob silfverberg dropped the hammer. >> effective immediately, i am banning mr donald sterling for life from any association with the clippers' organization or the number of ba. i'm fining mr sterling $2.5 million, the maximum amount allowed under the n.b.a. constitution. as for donald sterling's ownership, interest in the clippers, i will urge the board of governments to exercise its authority to force a sale of the team. >> for more, l
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 9:00pm EDT
and europe slapping russia with more sanctions much as the west ratchets up the pressure, the situation in eastern ukraine seems more straight than ever. sheila macvicar with the latest. >>. >> reporter: pro-russian militants take over one more government building in the capital of luhansk, close to the russian border. armed with bats and chains, some masked some uniformed, some in t-shirt, hundreds storm government headquarters raising separatist flags. police stood by. as evening fell there were reports of rebel gunmen opening fire. trying to flush those inside out. >> increasingly the police are seen as powerless, unwilling to act and beyond the control of ukraine's government. rebels control a growing swath of territory, including the government buildings of two provincial capitals, and parts of ate other cities or -- eight other cities or town. pr russians hold sway over the industrial heartland, the territory that vladimir putin called new russia. most people here call themselves ukrainian, but speak russian as a first language. secretary of state john kerry criticised russia, aga
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 6:00pm PDT
of these cities. >> woodruff: russia still has thousands of its own troops massed near ukraine's eastern border. the state department defended secretary john kerry today, over comments that israel could become an apartheid state, unless there's peace with the palestinians. he said it friday, warning israel could wind up with two classes of citizens. in a statement last night, kerry conceded: if i could rewind the tape, i would have chosen a different word. a spokeswoman said today any suggestion that kerry is anti-israel is "completely absurd." the supreme court has upheld federal efforts to stop power plant emissions from blowing across state lines. by six to two today, the justices re-instated a rule adopted in 2011. it requires plants in 27 midwestern and appalachian states to limit pollution that blows downwind to other states. a lower court had blocked the rule from taking effect. house speaker john boehner tried today to smooth ruffled republican feathers, over immigration reform. the dust-up began last week when boehner addressed the immigration issue during an appearance in his home dis
NBC
Apr 29, 2014 5:30pm PDT
. >>> and this was bound to happen in light of the new economic sanctions on russia, russia's deputy prime minister suggested the u.s. use a trampoline to get our astronauts to the international space station. this is dicey territory because right now nasa has no other way of getting american astronauts into space, aside from the russians the americans take off and land these days on the soyuz spacecraft and have to live with and get along with russian cosmonauts. and in very close quarters. >>> back in this country the supreme court took up the hot issue of privacy. specifically can police acting without a warrant search through the cell phones of people they arrest? as you watch this next report ask yourself what may be on your phone that you might not want the wider world to see. our report tonight from our justice correspondent, pete williams. >> reporter: what's on your cell phone? more than 90% of americans have them. nearly two-thirds smartphones. >> things that i don't even want to say on camera it's that sensitive. >> reporter: with 13 million people arrested every year most for minor offe
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. and pro-russia activists are tightening *their grip on eastern cities. hundreds stormed buildings across luhansk today, a province that borders russia. barnaby phillips is in eastern ukraine with this report. >> the pro-russian crowd swept into the government building in luhansk unopposed- and despite widespread rumours that this takeover was imminent- the police did nothing- they seem unwilling to take on the crowds, and they were escorted away. so pro russian groups continue to extend their control in eastern ukraine. they want to hold them in early may, but in order for that vote to be credible, they need to have a large number area of authority. and that's what's driving them on. but how fair would such a vote be? roman lazorenko runs a news website in donetsk- we're going to his office - he's taken down the name plaque- and most of his staff are too afraid to come here- after a visit by a group of masked men who said he should report more favourably on the self-declared 'people's republic of donetsk' >> if the influence of the people's republic of donetsk grows, then it will be diff
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 2:00pm EDT
are trying to take on u.s. type rules and regulations to make it easier to be accredited investor. russia is not yet on the list. >> thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us. the cofounder of canyon. i will send it back to you. >> thank you both so much. one of the top stories that we have been following this afternoon, the press conference from the commissioner of the national basketball association saying that the voice heard on the tape making racist comments was in fact that of the owner of the los angeles clippers donald sterling. he has been banned for life. commissioner silver says he will seek a 75% approval from the board of directors to take that franchise away from mr. sterling. we continue to follow the story and give you more details as soon as we get them. headlines onhe bloomberg.com, streaming on your tablet. thank you for joining us. i will see you tomorrow. >> it is 56 past the hour, time to check the markets. let's take a look at where stocks are trading, about an hour left until the end of the session. the nasdaq up 8/10 of one percent as technology leads th
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 9:00am PDT
russia, today europe is following suit but nothing so far as stopped scenes like this in donetsk where pro-russian militants attacked a pro-kiev unity rally. more today from my exclusive interview with treasury secretary jack lew. >> these are very important sanctions. they are sanctions that will get their attention. >> war of words. secretary of state john kerry backtracks about using the a word apartheid to describe a future israeli state if the palestinians don't become a separate nation but admitting he chose the wrong word hasn't quieted his loudest critics. >> before any further harm is do to our national security interest and critical alliance with israel that john kerry should offer president obama his resignation. >> judgment day, what will be the cost for clippers owner donald sterling after making racist comments? we'll find out this afternoon. >> if nothing happened you can boycott in the offseason, not just the clippers b s but the w league has to. if he's not thrown out, you have to do something. >>> good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. we're facing another day o
CBS
Apr 29, 2014 7:00am PDT
an independent state. ukraine and the u.s. blame russia for stirring up unrest here and helping the insurgents, and there are many people here who agree. they want a unified ukraine, resent russian interference and are making their voices heard. we met a pro government activist delivering razor wire to a national guard base in donetsk. the nearby base was attacked by separatist and he told us the troops here are nervous. could there be a civil war here? >> when they sent russian troops in ukraine. without russian russian army, we will not have a civil war. >> reporter: russia denies any involvement in the insurgency here and instead blames the u.s. for backing ukraine's government and causing the unrest. norah. >> all right, holly, thank you. >>> it is 7:19. ahead on "cbs this morning" we're there as a neighbor rescues a ,, >>> the offshore winds kicking into the gear overnight. looks like the hot wave has begun. in fact today these temperatures really going to soar starting out a little cool in the 40s and the 50s but beautiful out there right now to the coastline. going to be warm to hot by
CNN
Apr 29, 2014 6:00am PDT
sanctions against russia, an investigation into corruption gets under way. the opulent home filled with suits of armor. there was a golf course on the outside. dozens of antique cars and a massive riverboat and more. >> reporter: when ukraine comes to terms with the troubled economy and asks where did all of the money go? here is part of the answer. the president's own vodka. >> today the u.s. attorney general will participate in a forum in britain to help identify, trace and recover proceeds of corruption stolen by the former ukrainian regime. an interesting exercise since the guy who used to live in that palace is now protected in russia. matthew chance joins us from washington. what are the russians saying about this? >> reporter: there's been no official reaction of course to this. you're right the ousted former president of ukraine does indeed live somewhere in the moscow region. you know what? i think many russians see this exercise, however valiant it is, as being something of double standards. yes, okay. it may be worthy to look for the stolen assets of this regime but will
CNN
Apr 29, 2014 3:00am PDT
is adding sanctions against 15 people no connection with russia's actions with ukraine. they include vladimir putin. russia is criticizing the move as well as sanctions from the u.s. they're vowing a painful response. the u.s. targeted seven officials. >>> today vice president biden will unveil a plan to combat the epidemic of sexual assaults on college campuses. it would require colleges to survey students for a better sense of how often assaults take place and provide a checklist for schools to re-examine sexual misconduct policies. the white house is launching a new website notalone.gov to publish enforcement data. those are your headlines at quarter past the hour. >>> let's take a break. when we come back on "new day," a piece of puzzle revealed for flight 370. the last radio communication between the cockpit and the control tower finally played to the families. we're going to get reactions this fr them and analysis from our team of experts. >>> nba just hours from announcing possibly repercussions for the l.a. clippers owner donald sterling. can his team be taken away from him?
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 3:00am PDT
round of sanctions against putin in russia. it's just been woefully inadequate. >> i think he had an incredible response to that criticism which we will air as well. >> i'm sure it was incredible. i can't wait. >> i'm sure you want to bomb everybody. you complain about war and then bomb everybody. please. >> if you're going to put sanctions in place, you would hope that after you put sanctions in place, the russian stock market doesn't go up. and the ruble doesn't go up on news of the tough sanctions. but we'll talk about that later. let's talk about the nba right now. >> later today the commissioner of the nba will weigh in on the alleged racist rant by l.a. clippers owner donald sterling four days after tmz first released the tapes. several sponsors already making their judgments. suspending or reviewing their deals with the clippers. some of the top brands includes virgin america, kia, state farm, samsung. the tapes capture sterling allegedly scolding his mistress for bringing african-americans to the games and posting photos of them on her instagram account. >> look at those t
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 2:00am PDT
of new u.s. sanctions in russia over the crisis in ukraine take aim at seven russian government officials and 17 companies with ties to president vladimir putin. president obama says these new sanctions are meant to change the president's calculus. meanwhile putin has not pulled his troops back from ukraine's border and pro-russian separatists seized a police headquarters and government administration building in this town. critics are calling this latest round of sanctions inadequate. >>> secretary of state john kerry is apologizing for a statement he made last week. he warned israel could become an apartheid state. the comment has been getting backlash from politicians who called for an apology. kerry defends his record as a supporter of israel. saying if he would go back, he wouldn't have used the word apartheid. he also lashed out at criticism calling it partisan political attacks. >>> now time to turn to sports with richard lui this morning. it's nice to talk about the nba without the scandal here and a rivalry instead. >> for a second, francis. good morning to you. yeah, this is an
ABC
Apr 29, 2014 1:42am PDT
. the violence comes as the white house is lashing out at russia with those new economic sanctions targeting putin's inner circle of supporters. government officials and companies and one believed putin has personal investments in. but stopped short of hitting his personal wealth directly estimated in the tens of billions of dollars. its security people want most. man telling me we can't sleep at night because we don't know if russia will attack us tomorrow. muhammad lila, abc news, eastern ukraine. >>> president obama heading back to washington this morning from the philippines. before leaving he praised the men and women of the military who serve around the globe. there are more than 80,000 service members in the asia pacific region. on a trip to the large american military cemetery, the president honored american and filipino service members who fought side by side in the pacific in world war ii. >>> capitol police investigating death threats against senate majority leader harry reid. the threats are reportedly related to comments reid made about nevada rancher clive bun
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 1:00am PDT
more sanctions against russia for what the white house described as russia's continued illegal intervention and provocative actions in ukraine. this is the third escalation of not war tactics, sanctions against russia over the issue of ukraine. among the seven russian officials targeted today is this guy, the man here in close quarters with president vladimir putin, a former deputy prime minister to mr. putin and he now heads up the russian state-owned oil company, the biggest oil company in the world. if president obama does ramp up sanctions even further, the most aggressive option that he's got is to take actions not just against individuals, but against the whole russian oil and gas sector, which accounts for more than half of that country's economy. so far president obama has not done that, but as of today he has targeted that guy. he has targeted the head of russia's oil company. he's targeted him personally as an individual. even while the american company exxon continues to announce yet further partnerships with that same russian company, whose chief executive has just
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 12:00am PDT
's from the kuban region of russia. "the new york times" showed a picture of a man who looks like him from georgia in 2008 who was part of the russian special forces, claiming that he was that man, but it seems that he's somebody else. but he is actually from russia. >> again, about one hour after filming that report in which simon was working to uncover the official secret most zealously guarded, russia involved in eastern ukraine, this happened. >> when we got to the final checkpoint, which was literally maybe 300, 400 yards away from our hotel, a man pulled a piece of paper out of his pocket with my face on it, shined a light on my face, showed it to his friends. his face lit up and he's like i got him, i got him, this is him. >> that terrifying moment was the beginning of a three-day abduction. joining me it's my great pleasure to welcome safe and found vice news reporter simon ostrovsky. it's great to meet you in person. i feel like i know you, i have this connection to you. we were very upset about your abduction so i'm so glad you're here safe and sound. >> it's good to be back in n
ABC
Apr 28, 2014 11:35pm PDT
's a rare ray of sunshine in the strained relationship between the united states and russia. a 6-year-old russian girl asked vladimir putin this question. she asked, if you were drowning, do you think president obama would save you? which is a weird question for a 6-year-old to ask. [ laughter ] i don't know what kind of 6-year-olds they have over there. but anyway, putin said yes, i think obama would save me. so on friday jon karl of abc news asked president obama, would you save him? and obama said, yeah, i would save putin if he was drowning. he said, i would save anyone except donald sterling if they were drowning. [ laughter ] this is good. this is from "morning express with robin meade" on "headline news." "headline news" is like a rapid-fire version of cnn. they motor through these stories. sometimes it will go from a fun story to a story that is not fun back to back. it is at those times when we honor achkor robin meade with our "headline news" segue of the day. >> did you say you did buy this dress? >> i think i just bought that same dress. >> there's nowhere to shop here. a
CNN
Apr 28, 2014 9:00pm PDT
imposed additional sanctions on russia for its actions in ukraine. ing the sanctions target members of president vladimir putin's inner circle who are now subject to usa visa ban and asset freeze. the russian government denounced the move calling it meaningless, shameful and disgusting. earlier today i asked three times the deputy national security adviser if these sanctions were aimed at putin through his associates since there's reports he has billions stashed in the companies of those associates. but i couldn't get a straight answer. i read that story in the "new york times" about estimates of vladimir putin's fortune, his personal wealth and i'm looking at sanctions in a whole new way. is it possible u.s. policy with regard to sanctioning individuals in russia are designed to go after putin personally? >> what we're doing is going after the people who are closest him to, the core of the russian economy, and really his support structure, the two individuals who are designated today, control very large companies, one industrial holding company, the other a large energy company tha
Al Jazeera America
Apr 28, 2014 4:00pm EDT
. the n.b.a. investigating. >>> sanctions on russia - greater costs over actions in ukraine. >>> thanks for being with us people across the heartland are cleaning up the damage from a string of deadly tornados. pictures and other items littered the ground in berlonia arkansas. daybreak brought the heart-breaking sight of damages. in hundreds of homes and business business - damaged or destroyed by a tornado. jonathan betz is joining us with more. devastating images. >> yes, at least 16 killed. it's the deadliest tornado that arkansas river saw in 17 years. the governor expects the death toll to rise. >> reporter: the quitest start to a tornado season ended with a vengeance. dozens touching down destroying towns in the midsection, and taking lives. >> he came in, he didn't say nothing, he went like this, i said "tornado", and everything was hitting. >> drivers swallowed by black clouds. >>e, we are pulling over -- yes, we are pulling over. we'll back up. >> central arkansas was hit hard. towns north of little rock. rescuers dug through debris, searching for dividers. in cars thrown along
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